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United States | The Secretary’s Special Representative for Syria Engagement To Deliver Remarks to the Media in the Press Briefing Room

United States – The Secretary’s Special Representative for Syria Engagement Ambassador James F. Jeffrey and Syria Envoy and Deputy Assistant Secretary Joel Rayburn will brief the media at 3:00 p.m. today in the Press Briefing Room at the Department of State on the results of the Syria Small Group meetings held earlier on Monday in … Continue reading United States | The Secretary’s Special Representative for Syria Engagement To Deliver Remarks to the Media in the Press Briefing Room

LONDON | The Latest: Dutch PM rules out Brexit rejig if May loses

LONDON — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 1 p.m. The prime minister of the Netherlands is dismissing the idea that the European Union might revise the accord on its post-Brexit relationship with the United Kingdom. Mark Rutte said the remaining 27 EU members won’t adjust the deal if British Prime Minister Theresa May … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Dutch PM rules out Brexit rejig if May loses

United States | United States and United Kingdom Complete Talks on Post-Brexit Aviation Agreement

United States – Delegations from the governments of the United States and the United Kingdom completed talks on November 28 on a bilateral air transport agreement that would take effect when the U.S.-EU Air Transport Agreement ceases to apply to the UK. The agreement will ensure that the U.S. aviation industry and its workforce will … Continue reading United States | United States and United Kingdom Complete Talks on Post-Brexit Aviation Agreement

BRUSSELS | The Latest: NIreland party firmly opposed to Brexit deal

BRUSSELS— The Latest on Britain’s exit from the European Union (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The leader of the Democratic Unionist Party in Northern Ireland says there are no circumstances under which her party would support the current Brexit deal. Arlene Foster said minutes after the deal was endorsed by European Union leaders in Brussels … Continue reading BRUSSELS | The Latest: NIreland party firmly opposed to Brexit deal

LONDON | The Latest: Spanish leader ‘annoyed’ by Brexit agreement

LONDON  — The Latest on negotiations over Britain’s exit from the European Union (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says his government is “annoyed” that the divorce agreement being prepared for Britain’s exit from the European Union doesn’t specify that Gibraltar’s future must be decided directly by officials in Madrid and … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Spanish leader ‘annoyed’ by Brexit agreement

NEW YORK | APNewsBreak: Obama’s book sells 1.4 million copies in a week

NEW YORK— Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” has become a massive hit. Crown Publishing told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the former first lady’s memoir has sold more than 1.4 million copies in all formats in the U.S. and Canada in the seven days since it was released Nov. 13. Based on demand from retailers across … Continue reading NEW YORK | APNewsBreak: Obama’s book sells 1.4 million copies in a week

Business News: Northrop Grumman Secures Ground to Air Communication Requirements for Airports in Poland

MARKET DEEPING, U.K. – Nov. 21, 2018 – Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE: NOC) U.K.-based air traffic communications subsidiary, Park Air Systems, has supplied and deployed its Sapphire Air Traffic Management (ATM) communication equipment to the Polish airport network run by the Polish Air Navigation Services Agency (PANSA). Following the installation of ATM equipment at four … Continue reading Business News: Northrop Grumman Secures Ground to Air Communication Requirements for Airports in Poland

Business News: Boston Scientific Announces Recommended Offer to Acquire BTG plc.

Transaction would expand peripheral interventions portfolio with minimally-invasive treatments for cancers and vascular conditions MARLBOROUGH, MA – Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) today announced it has reached an agreement on the terms of a recommended offer to acquire BTG plc. (LSE: BTG), a company headquartered in the United Kingdom, which develops and commercializes products used in … Continue reading Business News: Boston Scientific Announces Recommended Offer to Acquire BTG plc.